14 November 2002 Military News
- HORN OF AFRICA / U-S / TERROR VOA 14 Nov 2002-- A conference to increase cooperation in the fight against terrorism in the Horn of Africa gets under way Thursday in the United States
- PENTAGON/AFRICA/AL-QAIDA VOA 14 Nov 2002-- Hundreds of American troops have been sent to the Horn of Africa for possible anti-terrorist operations. But the Pentagon views West Africa, where there have been no U-S deployments, as more vulnerable to terrorist penetration.
- Afghan lessons from a 'BUFF' pilot AFPN 14 Nov 2002-- More than 20 years ago, I raised my hand and promised to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic. Since then, our nation has won the Cold War with the Soviet Union and fought major battles in Grenada in 1983, Panama in 1989, Iraq in 1991, Bosnia in 1995, Kosovo in 1999 and Afghanistan in 2001.
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 14 Nov 2002
Defense Policy / Programs
- U.S., Japanese Sailors train during maritime exercise 7th Fleet Public Affairs 14 Nov 2002-- More than 5,500 Sailors are currently training in waters and air space around Japan, as the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force conduct a large bilateral maritime exercise Nov. 11-22. The exercise, called ANNUALEX 14G, is designed to improve both naval forces' capabilaity for coordinated and bilateral operations in the defense of Japan. In particular, ANNUALEX 14G is focusing on enhancing military-to-military relationships, improving command and control as well as air, undersea and surface warfare.
- PENTAGON/RUMSFELD VOA 14 Nov 2002-- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says questions remain about the authenticity of a recently-surfaced audio-tape purportedly voiced by al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden
- U-S / NATO VOA 14 Nov 2002-- U-S officials say President Bush will pursue an aggressive strategy to enhance NATO's role at a summit in Prague next week
- Two soldiers killed in Polk training accident Army News Service 14 Nov 2002-- Two soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division died at about 5:20 a.m. today when they were ran over by an M1 tank at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La.
- SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS FROM SEPTEMBER 2002 14 Nov 2002 -- The Department of Defense has released details on major defense acquisition program cost and schedule changes since the June 2002 reporting period. This information is based on the Selected Acquisition Reports (SARs) submitted to the Congress for the Sept. 30, 2002, reporting period.
- CACI Awarded $42.5 Million Subcontract With General Dynamics to Modernize U.S. Coast Guard National Distress and Response System CACI 14 Nov 2002 -- CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today that it has been awarded a subcontract by General Dynamics Decision Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, to provide network services support for the United States Coast Guard's National Distress and Response System Modernization Project (NDRSMP).
- General Dynamics C4 Systems to Provide Integrated Command and Control Capability for the U.K. Army's Digitization Program General Dynamics 14 Nov 2002 -- General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been selected to provide the primary command and control (C2) system and integrated battlefield command system to the United Kingdom Army’s new digitization program.
- Malaysia Stretch C-130H Enters Operational Deployment Lockheed Martin 14 Nov 2002 -- The Royal Malaysian Air Force recently began operating its first "stretched" C-130H-30 that has been modified with an extension kit produced by the Air Mobility Support (AMS) team of Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT].
- Northrop Grumman Supports Quick-React Integration of LITENING ER System on U.S. Air Force F-15E Aircraft Northrop Grumman 14 Nov 2002 -- The U.S. Air Force has successfully integrated the LITENING Extended Range (ER) precision targeting system into its F-15E fighter aircraft in less than 90 days, due to the combined efforts of the Air Force, The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) and Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Electronic Systems sector.
- Arbitration between Thales and Euromissile Thales 14 Nov 2002 -- In an arbitration between Euromissile (EADS Group) and a member of the Thales Group of companies, the Arbitration Panel has awarded Euromissile a total amount of €108 million.
- AUSTRALIA OUTRAGE VOA 14 Nov 2002-- Australian politicians and news media are expressing outrage after the man suspected of carrying out the deadly bomb attack in Bali was captured on television laughing with Indonesian police
- MORE TERRORIST THREATS VOA 14 Nov 2002-- U-S officials are concerned about what they say has been an increase in intelligence pointing to the possibility of another imminent terrorist attack against the United States. This, two days after an Arab television station broadcast an audio tape believed to be the voice of Osama bin-Laden, the accused mastermind of last year's attacks in New York and Washington
- CONGRESS TERRORISM VOA 14 Nov 2002-- The Senate's top Democrat is questioning the success of the Bush administration's war on terrorism.
- HATE CRIMES/MUSLIMS VOA 14 Nov 2002-- A human rights organization says U-S public officials tried vigorously to contain a wave of hate crimes in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks.
- SHAPE NEWS MORNING UPDATE 14 Nov 2002-- President Bush shifts money to terrorism tracking task force
- SHAPE NEWS SUMMARY & ANALYSIS 14 Nov 2002-- Hungary might ask Russia for cargo planes to fulfill NATO requests
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